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Jul 17, 2010 7:00pm EDT
>>rueman is the former chief of the u.s. department of justice under george h.w. bush. >> and ronald reagan. >> what do you think about the news broadcast that in many opinions are in the public interest that will air was ever a local candidate or public official may say. >> i agree with the fcc. it is hard to regulate a spontaneous news broadcast. there is a lot of profanity. when you are interviewing someone and it is alive and they say the f word, you will not be expected to anticipate that. >> patrick filed on behalf of the family research council with regard to the second circuit court of appeals in the indecency case. thank you for being with us on the "of the communicators." a link to the site and the brief filed bymr. trueman and his groups. thank you for joining us on "the communicators." >> tonight at 8:00 eastern on c- span, the final debate between those three -- running a -- in the michigan republican primary. at 10:00 p.m., a debate among the four democratic candidates running in rhode island ' s first house district to replace the retiring kennedy. that is all tonight
Jul 3, 2010 7:00pm EDT
protections, the u.s. may detain individuals who fought against the united states as partst tall back. the supreme court has not upheld military detention in the war in terrorism other than this narrow class of battlefield detainees as i understand it. is that the way you understand it? >> yes, your understanding is mine. that hamdi talked about people picked up on the battlefield. >> that is one of the concerns i had with the nominations of justices roberts and leito. as an appellate judge, john roberts held that president bush's military commissions were legal even though they were created without congressional authorization and allowed the use of evidence obtained by torture. the supreme court reversed judge roberts saying they violated the law. incidentally, justice stevens was the author of that opinion. the hamdi case, while pending, there was an extraordinary effort in congress to force the supreme court to dismiss the case by retro actively stripping the right to habs habeas corpus detainees. you wrote a letter opposing that legislation. you could tell me about that position a
Jul 24, 2010 7:00pm EDT
nomination of elena kagan to be associate justice of the u.s. supreme court. i outline my standards for continuing this nomination last week, and said i would vote for her. she is a highly experienced person. i wish that her nomination to the d.c. circuit court of appeals allowed her to go forward when she was nominated by president clinton, and she would have had that experience, too. but she was a -- sheas been the dean of the most prestigious -- one of the most prestigious law schools, being a georgetown graduate, i'll say one of the most prestigious law schools in this country. and, of course, being solicitor general. and i note that she's received the highest possible rating from the american bar association standing committee on the federal judiciary. her credentls and legal abilities have been extolled by many from across the political spectrum, praised by justice sandra day o'connor. justice antonen scalia. michael mcconnell, kenneth starr, miguel estrada. like wliam rehnquist, hufelix black and hugo, the solicitor general cage didn't not srve in the judicial monastery, but woul
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